|Jude the Clear, Singer Jude Johnson, Art Waves #73|
Renowned singer, painter and MAD Camp director Jude Johnson comes by the indi 101 studio to sing and talk and laugh and just generally wrap you around her little finger. Listen and be delighted!
Keywords: voice; music; painting; Jackie Washington
|Harrison Kennedy, Bluesman, Art Waves #109|
Brought up in the legendary Washington family of singers and musicians, Harrison Kennedy is as fine a bluesman as you are ever going to hear. Indeed when he stopped by the Art Waves studio, he was fresh from bowling them over at the Memphis Blues Challenge. Tune in to hear why Harrison Kennedy has a right to sing the blues, and why doing so gives him--and his lucky audiences--so much joy.
Keywords: blues; songwriting; Lady Day; the Washington family; Jackie Washington; Duke Ellington; Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee
|Adrienne Shadd, Art Waves #170|
Writer and historian Adrienne Shadd is fascinated by the history of black Canadians, as well she might be, since she can count among her ancestors Abraham Doras Shadd, the first black person to be elected to public office in Canada, and Mary Ann Shadd, the first woman to publish and edit a newspaper in North America. For some fascinating stories, tune in to Art Waves #170.
Keywords: Abraham Doras Shadd; Mary Ann Shadd; Rosemary Brown; Deborah Brown; The Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters; George Morton; augmented reality; www.futurestories.ca/tubman; Arly Robbins; The Fugitive Slave Law of 1850; Buxton Museum & Historic Site; Workers Arts & Heritage Centre; Jackie Washington; James E. Elliott; Grit Lit; Esperanza Spalding